Spicy Black Bean Dip
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
4 cloves minced garlic, separated
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
4 oz cream cheese
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeds removed
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
S&P to taste
Cheese for topping (I used monterey jack)
Saute' corn and 2 cloves of garlic until the corn is slightly browned.
Set aside to cool
Add 2 cloves garlic, beans, cream cheese, jalapeno and the seasonings into a food processor and process until smooth.
Place 1/2 of bean mixture into bottom of serving dish,then 1/2 the corn; repeat with remaining beans and corn.
Top with cheese, if desired. Serve with tortilla chips.